While the presidential election is top of mind, today, television networks and news outlets, like The Associated Press, announced they would not call a president-elect without a minimum of 270 electoral votes.
Some have light heartedly aligned messaging with the election through marketing efforts, like Qdoba Mexican Grill's TasteBudPolitics.com and Burger King's online “poll-a-rizer” at HaveItYourWay08.com.
While others, like Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts, are providing free giveaways.
However, Starbucks' plan to provide voters with free coffee, briefly ran afoul of federal election laws (voting cannot be remunerated), but was ultimately fixed by re-wording the promotion to include anyone who asks for a tall coffee, today, whether voting or not.
Dunkin' Donuts starts to Twitter.
California Milk Processor Board's “Got milk?” campaign uses brand band White Gold and the Calcium Twins to reach teen girls about milk's beauty benefits.
Yahoo and Google continue to work on possible ad partnership.